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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Ann Gibbons of New Diligence Advisors on Emerging Non-QM Market

Ann Gibbons is a Managing Director with New Diligence Advisors, Horsham, Pa., responsible for strategic business development and building client relationships.

September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Patrick Stone of Williston Financial Group on State of Housing Market

Patrick Stone is Executive Chairman and Founder of Williston Financial Group, Portland, Ore.

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Patrick Stone
Williston Financial Group
Housing Industry
September 24, 2018
By Paul Fiorilla
Tax Break Creates New Frontiers of 'Opportunity'

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 contained a provision that allows investors to defer or avoid taxes on capital gains if the money is reinvested in designated "Opportunity Zones." The goal is to generate economic activity in areas that once thrived but have fallen on hard times. More than 8,700 areas in the U.S. have been certified by the Treasury Department as opportunity zones.

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Opportunity Zones
Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017
September 21, 2018
By MBA Research & Economics
MBA Chart of the Week: Purchase Mortgage Applications Index

This week's chart shows how home purchase mortgage applications in recent weeks have started to increase again, compared to the same week a year ago, after weakening slightly in the late summer months.

Topics:
MBA Chart of the Week
Purchase Applications
September 25, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Washington Update features MBA Director of Political Affairs Alden Knowlton, who discusses MBA's meeting with the Treasury Department; legislative developments; and New York's lawsuit filed against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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MBA Washington Update
September 18, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest MBANow video features MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, who discusses his priorities and goals.

Topics:
MBANow
Robert Broeksmit
September 24, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
People in the News

The Mortgage Bankers Association awarded Laura Sherrod, Director of Servicing Compliance and Learning Development with AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, Kalamazoo, Mich., with the first annual Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award

Topics:
People
September 19, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this  MBANow video, Jeff Jonas, President of Radian subsidiary Red Bell Real Estate LLC, discusses trends in appraisal technology and valuation data.

Topics:
MBANow
Robert Broeksmit
September 17, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
MBA Education Path to Diversity Scholar Profile: Hilary Pelican

Hilary Pelican is Compliance Manager for Waterstone Mortgage Corp., Pewaukee, Wis. She is a Lubar BBA-Marketing graduate from the University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee. She enjoys many hobbies, but mostly "unplugging" and exploring new places and cultures with her family.

Topics:
Diversity and Inclusion
Hilary Pelican
Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
September 17, 2018
By MBA Staff
MBA Premier Member Profile: Silverline

Silverline is a Salesforce Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner headquartered in New York City with experienced, innovative consultants around the world. It is focused on developing powerful solutions, deployed on the Salesforce Platform and robust third party apps.

Topics:
MBA Premier Member
Silverline
September 24, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
DIMONT's Denis Brosnan on Top Disaster Recovery Issues Faced by Servicers

Denis Brosnan is President and CEO of Dallas-based DIMONT, provider of specialty insurance and loan administration services for the residential and commercial financial industries in the U.S.

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Denis Brosnan
DIMONT
Disaster Servicing
September 17, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Joe Welu of Total Expert on Marketing Technology

Joe Welu is Founder and CEO of Total Expert, St. Louis Park, Minn., creator of a Marketing Operating System built to meet the unique needs of the financial services industry.

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